MUSEUMS IN ASTANA
Come and See the history of Kazakhstan

The National museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the youngest and largest museum in Central Asia. The museum has been created in the framework of the "Cultural Heritage" State Program on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

The museum is located on the main square of the country - the Independence Square, which harmoniously blends into the single architectural ensemble with the "Қазақ Елі" monument, the Independence Palace, the Palace of Peace and Harmony, the "Hazret Sultan" cathedral mosque and the National University of Arts.

Working hours: Open daily, 10:00–21:00

Price: 700 tg per person

Address: Astana, 54 Independence Avenue

Web: http://nationalmuseum.kz/index.php?lang=en

The Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The Museum was established by decree of the President on August 28, 2004. The Head of State welcomed the first visitors to the Museum (which occupies his former Residence) in March 2005.

The main idea of the exhibitions is to show the formation of the state sovereignty of the republic and the historical role of its first President, N.A. Nazarbayev, in building the independent democratic state.

Working hours: Open daily except Monday, 10:00–18:00

Price: Free

Address: Astana, 11 Beybitshilik street

Web: http://tour.presidentlibrary.kz/en/

Ethno-memorial complex “Atameken”

Ethno-square has the map of the Republic of Kazakhstan with miniatures of the main sights of the country. In just an hour, visitors will discover new historical facts about the country. Complex provides English speaking guides.

Working hours: Open daily, 09:00–21:00

Price: 400 tenge per person

Address: Astana, 2/1 Korgalzhyn Highway

Web: http://atamekenmap.kz/en/

Exhibition center «Korme»

The Korme Exhibition centre is one of the favorite exhibitions centers for Visitors. It is spread over a huge area. The Exhibition centre works as a host for many events annually. In this International exhibition centre you can see exhibitions related to gifts items , accessories, lightening markets along with a host of a lot others. A part from exhibitions many Trade fairs and events were also organize by many leading industries related to Clothing, Agriculture ,Wedding and many more. The Korme Exhibition centre is one of the most attractive places for buyers and visitors as they are able to see the new brands of products under one roof.

Price: Please check the calendar of events

Address: Astana, 3 Dostyk street  

Web: http://www.korme-expo.kz/en/#sthash.MWAO1QUr.dpbs

National military-patriotic center of the armed forces of RK

The Military History Museum of Astana is a part of the National Military Patriotic Center of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan. This is the first museum of such a profile in the history of the country. The museum is divided into several thematic zones  featuring notable moments in the military history of the Kazakh people from ancient times to the present day.

Working hours: Open daily except Monday, 10:00–18:00

Price: Free

Address: Astana, 2 Respublica ave

The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation

The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation is a symbol of friendship, unity and peace in Kazakhstan. Everyday Palace conducts excursions, concerts and various performances. There is opera hall for 1500 seats and Egypt Exhibition. On the 6th floor of the Palace is the Center for Contemporary Art "KULANSHI", in which you can see the originals of lithographs by Dali, Picasso and Chagall.

Working hours: Open daily, 10:00–18:00

Price: Please check the calendar of events

Address: Astana, 57 Tauelsyzdyk street

Web: http://astana-piramida.kz/en/category/afishi/

Museum of Saken Seifullin

The museum of Saken Seifullin in Astana is the largest museum in Kazakhstan devoted to the activity of a writer. Many tourists mistakenly believe that Saken Seifullin lived in the house where the museum is today, in fact, the famous revolutionary and one of the founders of Kazakh literature only worked in it. A public figure of the early 20th century, Saken Seifullin, left his mark on the history and literature of the Kazakh people.

Working hours: Open daily, 10:00–18:00

Price: 300 tenge per person

Address: Astana, 20 Auezov street

Web: http://seifullin.ru/